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1,106 mi 1,781 km of trail 42 Rides

Easy Trails 43 Trails Intermediate Trails 135 Trails Hard Trails 32 Trails

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The riding near Bryce and Zion is bucket list worthy, and if you are looking for advice or support for a bike trip here, definitely contact Western Spirit Cycling. Their guides have these trails dialed, plus they will get their massive support truck to camp, whip up amazing food, and keep the beer cold.
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Rides in Southwestern Utah - 43

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Favorite Checking out the views of distant Zion National Park from the north rim of Gooseberry Mesa.
Difficult

Gooseberry Mesa - The Big Loop

13.1 mi 21.0 km • Loop • 519 ft Ascent 158.2 m Ascent

(167) Hurricane, UT
Favorite The lower ridge riding is a fast and flowy break from the more technical slickrock.
Difficult

The Whole Guacamole

11.0 mi 17.7 km • Loop • 602 ft Ascent 183.39 m Ascent

(101) Springdale, UT
Favorite Catching a little bit of air a little ways down from the top of Zen
Difficult

Zen Trail

5.7 mi 9.1 km • Loop • 973 ft Ascent 296.72 m Ascent

(118) Saint G…, UT
Favorite Jeremy takes in the view from the lookout about 1 mile into the ride. Expect pretty spectacular views from the JEM Trail!
Intermediate/Difficult

Hurricane Rim Loop - IMBA EPIC

24.1 mi 38.8 km • Loop • 1,523 ft Ascent 464.21 m Ascent

(82) LaVerkin, UT
Favorite Goin with the flow
Intermediate

Bearclaw Poppy and Snake Pit Loop

11.2 mi 18.0 km • Loop • 626 ft Ascent 190.66 m Ascent

(79) Saint G…, UT
Favorite This is an AMAZING trail.
Difficult

Thunder Mountain Ride

15.9 mi 25.7 km • Point to Point • 1,627 ft Ascent 495.91 m Ascent

(50) Panguitch, UT
Favorite The North Rim trail has plenty of forested sections and views of Zion National Park.
Difficult

Gooseberry Mesa - South Rim and Hidden Canyon loop

7.9 mi 12.6 km • Loop • 361 ft Ascent 110 m Ascent

(51) Hurricane, UT
Favorite Finishing the Spice on Barrell Roll
Intermediate/Difficult

Barrel Roll Lollipop

7.9 mi 12.7 km • Loop • 798 ft Ascent 243.21 m Ascent

(55) Santa C…, UT

Trails in Southwestern Utah - 164

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8.1 mi 13.1 km #1Thunder Mountain Trail #33098
Intermediate/Difficult
Panguitch, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
8.1 mi 13.1 km Panguitch, UT 79 
7.4 mi 11.9 km #2Wire Mesa Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Springdale, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
7.4 mi 11.9 km Springdale, UT 99 
6.9 mi 11.1 km #3JEM Trail
Intermediate
LaVerkin, UT
Intermediate
6.9 mi 11.1 km LaVerkin, UT 60 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #4Bearclaw Poppy Trail
Intermediate
Santa Clara, UT
Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.8 km Santa Clara, UT 43 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #5Lava Flow
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar City, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km Cedar City, UT 31 
5.2 mi 8.3 km #6Dead Ringer
Intermediate
Hurricane, UT
Intermediate
5.2 mi 8.3 km Hurricane, UT 37 
2.7 mi 4.3 km #7More Cowbell
Easy/Intermediate
Hurricane, UT
Easy/Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Hurricane, UT 29 
5.5 mi 8.9 km #8South Rim Trail
Difficult
Hurricane, UT
Difficult
5.5 mi 8.9 km Hurricane, UT 27 
2.8 mi 4.5 km #9Lichen It
Intermediate
Cedar City, UT
Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.5 km Cedar City, UT 28 
8.9 mi 14.3 km #10West Loop
Difficult
Hurricane, UT
Difficult
8.9 mi 14.3 km Hurricane, UT 17 
7.1 mi 11.5 km #11Prospector
Intermediate
Washington, UT
Intermediate
7.1 mi 11.5 km Washington, UT 36 
4.0 mi 6.5 km #12Suicidal Tendencies
Difficult
Santa Clara, UT
Difficult
4.0 mi 6.5 km Santa Clara, UT 25 
5.6 mi 9.1 km #13Barrel Roll
Intermediate/Difficult
Santa Clara, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
5.6 mi 9.1 km Santa Clara, UT 34 
1.7 mi 2.7 km #14Sidewinder
Intermediate/Difficult
Santa Clara, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
1.7 mi 2.7 km Santa Clara, UT 27 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #15North Rim Trail
Difficult
Hurricane, UT
Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km Hurricane, UT 20 
1.2 mi 2.0 km #16Paradise Rim Trail
Difficult
Santa Clara, UT
Difficult
1.2 mi 2.0 km Santa Clara, UT 25 
1.8 mi 2.8 km #17Hidden Canyon
Difficult
Hurricane, UT
Difficult
1.8 mi 2.8 km Hurricane, UT 16 
2.4 mi 3.8 km #18Barrel Trail
Difficult
Santa Clara, UT
Difficult
2.4 mi 3.8 km Santa Clara, UT 19 
7.0 mi 11.2 km #19Blowhard Trail #32047
Difficult
Cedar City, UT
Difficult
7.0 mi 11.2 km Cedar City, UT 11 
2.5 mi 4.1 km #20Secret Sauce
Easy/Intermediate
Washington, UT
Easy/Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.1 km Washington, UT 24 

Photos of Southwestern Utah - 501

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Checking out the views of distant Zion National Park from the north rim of Gooseberry Mesa.
Jul 21, 2013 near Hurricane, UT
The lower ridge riding is a fast and flowy break from the more technical slickrock.
Apr 3, 2017 near Springdale, UT
Here's a video that will help you find the right Zen state.
Feb 8, 2016 near Santa C…, UT
Holy Guacamole offers great mixed slickrock and smooth, fast, wide-open riding.
Apr 3, 2017 near Springdale, UT
The North Rim trail has plenty of forested sections and views of Zion National Park.
Apr 3, 2015 near Hurricane, UT
Crossing a bridge with high consequence, with Zion NP in the background.
May 3, 2016 near Hurricane, UT
Rounding the corner on Sidewinder with the beautiful Snow Canyon and Pine Mountains in the background.
Mar 14, 2016 near Santa C…, UT
Hell yeah! Get to the top of Sidewinder and take in a view that's to die for!
Mar 20, 2017 near Santa C…, UT